November 17, 2019

Growing greener: U.S. cities are losing trees and their life-giving benefits. The scramble is on to replace them

Written by TreeUtah

As part of Growing, their ongoing series, the Deseret News has been following and writing about the decline of urban trees and the effort to replace them.

"SALT LAKE CITY — Two hundred trees don’t look like many, standing in a fenced enclosure, the majesty of the Wasatch Mountains behind them.

Not many, that is, unless you’re among the city’s urban forestry staff who unloaded them, wrestling a seemingly endless supply of 20-gallon containers from the semi-truck that carried them from the Oregon nursery that raised them."

Read their full story.